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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Alexander McQueen Exhibition Opens In London!

March 27th, 2015

1._Portrait_of_Alexander_McQueen_1997Something really exciting has come to London’s V&A Museum. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty explores the work of one of Britain’s most influential modern Gothic fashion designers and it’s the biggest one so far. What’s more, its been arranged in partnership with Swarovski – the company who create the exquisite stones that accent Alchemy’s sparkling jewellery and glassware ranges. Read the rest of this entry »

The Solar Eclipse is Coming…

March 18th, 2015
Solar eclipse 1999 by Luc Viatour (www.Lucnix.be)

Solar Eclipse 1999 by Luc Viatour (www.Lucnix.be)

This week people in the UK and parts of Europe will see their most spectacular solar eclipse since August 1999. Read the rest of this entry »

Natasha Scharf Interview Part 2

March 13th, 2015

main2The Alchemist interviews Natasha Scharf, author of ‘The Art of Gothic’: Part 2.

In which Natasha, already relaxed and comfortable with her erudite responses to the stimulating, though more rudimentary questions asked of her so far, is taxed a little further for her opinions with some slightly more sensitive enquiries… Read the rest of this entry »

Natasha Scharf Interview Part 1

March 6th, 2015

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The Alchemist interviews Natasha Scharf, author of ‘The Art of Gothic’: Part 1.

Amongst many exceptionally original, talented and inspiring artists, Alchemy Studios are also featured in Natasha’s latest and lavishly illustrated book, ‘The Art Of Gothic’. And reading through the compelling and illuminating narrative provoked several questions, including one or two subjective, philosophical ones.

The Alchemist managed to nail-down Natasha when seen at a public event in London, and Natasha obligingly elucidated:

Q: What inspired you to believe that this subject needed a new book creating for it? Read the rest of this entry »